City Year is an education-focused nonprofit organization that partners with public schools to help keep students in school and on track to graduate. City Year AmeriCorps members commit to a year of full-time service in schools, where they work as tutors, mentors and role models. Founded in Boston in 1988, City Year works in 26 cities across the United States and has international affiliates in London & Birmingham, England and Johannesburg, South Africa.
City Year has been recognized by Charity Navigator, America's premier charity evaluator, as a four-star rated organization since 2003, placing it among the top 1% of all organizations rated. City Year is also a five-time winner of Fast Company Social Capitalist Award and has been recognized in leading business and management books including Built to Last and Forces for Good: The Six Practices of High-Impact Nonprofits.